Dr. Sushil Bhandari obtained BE (Mining) from Jodhpur University, M.Sc. degree in Mining Engineering from Banaras Hindu University and Ph.D. from University of New South Wales (Australia). He remained Professor and Head of the Department of Mining Engineering in Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur. He also worked as Dean, Faculty of Engineering. Before joining University he worked with a leading explosives manufacturer and also in hard rock underground mines of Uranium Corporation of India, Jaduguda & North Broken Hill Limited, Australia and Assistant Director of Geology Mining, Government of Gujarat.
He has 40 years long experience in Teaching, Mining Industry, Explosives Industry, Educational Administration, and Multimedia & Software Development. He also has teaching experience in Australia and Oman. His consulting and research has been in the field of Rock Blasting, Mine Environment, Mine Computer Applications and Rock Mechanics. Currently, he is Director of Earth Resource Technology Consultants (www.earthresourcetechnology.com) who are involved in providing consulting, developing software and organizing executive development programmes. Presently, he is also Adjunct Professor, University of Ballarat, Australia.